Identity of second fatality confirmed in Kansas City shooting

In the wake of the tragic events during the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade celebration, the community mourns the loss of Lisa Lopez-Galvan, a cherished mother of two and a prominent figure in the local music scene. The Kansas City Star was first to break the news.

Lisa Lopez-Galvan’s impact on the Kansas City community cannot be overstated. Known for her vibrant personality and passion for music, she was a beloved disc jockey who brought joy to countless lives through her work on the airwaves and at various events, including weddings where she spun tunes that created memories to last a lifetime.

As news of her passing spread, friends and acquaintances took to social media to express their shock and sorrow. Messages of hope and prayer flooded her Facebook page, a testament to the profound impact she had on those around her. Lisa Lopez, a friend for decades and colleague at The Star, fondly remembers her as “the most wonderful, beautiful person” and describes her as being “so full of life.”

Lopez-Galvan was a big part of the community

Lisa Lopez-Galvan’s roots ran deep in the Kansas City area. A graduate of Bishop Miege High School and a resident of Shawnee, she was deeply connected to her community. Her involvement with KKFI, the community radio station, and her role as co-host of the program “Tejano Tuesday” allowed her to share her love of Hispanic music with a wide audience.

In the midst of the uncertainty surrounding the tragic events, one thing remains clear: Lisa Lopez-Galvan’s legacy will endure through the memories she created and the lives she touched. Her spirit of kindness, generosity, and love for music will continue to resonate within the hearts of all who knew her.